Articles by Sirena Rubinoff


A Guide to Painting Trompe L'oeil Murals

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Credit: Leah Fanning Mebane Are you looking for a fun and creative way to spruce up the bland walls in your home or office? Then trompe l’oeil wall mural painting might...


Electrical Safety Quiz

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Do you know enough about electrical safety to pass an electrical safety quiz? Take the Networx Electrical Safety Quiz and find out! (Answers at the bottom of the page) 1) How...


Types of Fertilizers

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

If you’ve always wanted a beautiful lawn or garden but haven’t had much luck creating a healthy and vibrant outdoor space, fertilizer is a great way to enrich your...


When to Replace Your Baseboard Heater Covers

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Photo credit: BaseboardHeaterCovers.com Hydronic baseboard heaters are a great way of heating a home, but they are not always aesthetically pleasing in their original form. These...


Repairing, Draining and Cleaning Your Downspouts and Gutters

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Photo credit: Gutter Stuff Your home’s downspouts and gutters are a very important part of your roof drainage system. Regular cleaning and maintenance will ensure that your...


Leaking Skylight: Why It Happens and What to Do

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Skylights are meant to let in extra light, not water. Added natural light makes your home feel brighter and more spacious, but leaking skylights can take all that beauty away and...


Home Roof Inspection

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

A home roof inspection is a must for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. Sellers are obligated to disclose the condition of the roof on the home that they are selling, and buyers...


Cork Flooring Reviews: What to Buy & Who to Trust

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Photo credit: I Heart Decor Cork flooring has recently become a popular alternative to hardwood floors made of timber. This is because cork flooring is often cheaper than hardwood-and...


What is a Split Air Conditioner System?

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Everyone likes to come home to a refreshingly cool house in the summertime heat and humidity. While not everyone is fortunate enough to have central air conditioning, many people...


10 Old-Fashioned Cleaning Tips

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Jan 01, 2011

Keeping your home in tip-top shape should not be an expensive venture. Most of your house can be cleaned with materials you already have lying around. We researched 10 of the best...